Announcements

Plan your weekend! Maker Expo starts tomorrow!

To help you plan your weekend, you can download our floor plan so you can track down your favourite exhibitors and strategize how you’re going to see all the awesome stuff we’ve got for you to see. There’s some tough choices to make, made tougher by our amazing speaker line-up. Remember we’ve moved! We’re at the […]

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Call for Volunteers

We are now accepting volunteer applications for 2018! Join this fantastic team by signing up today! There are a wide range of opportunities available during the event. Your time commitment will typically be 4-5 hours during the event, with a 1/2 hour training session held a few days prior. Volunteers will receive a Maker Expo volunteer […]

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Celebrating STEAM in 2018!

The crew at Maker Expo loves to innovate. We get bored repeating the same event over and over. That’s one major reason why we’ve increased the show to two days, moved to the AUD and added a speaker series (apply by Friday!). The last major change we haven’t blogged about yet is our STEAM CELEBRATION! […]

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Introducing… The Maker Expo Speaker Series

Matt Morris with his giant head snow sculptures

This year, Maker Expo is proud to present a speaker series showcasing makers and creatives who wish to share their passion and craft with, you. This speaker circuit will present 10 different individuals and topics that are guaranteed to awe and inspire. Headlining the series is local educator and sculptor, Matt Morris. While he spends […]

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Meet Maker Expo’s New President!

This year the Maker Expo team are saying a fond farewell to Darin White, who has stepped down as president of the Maker Expo board of directors. We are so thankful for Darin’s help leading the team through our 2015 and 2016 seasons. Thanks Darin! We wish you all the best in your endeavours with […]

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Take the Maker Expo 2016 Survey!

Were you one of the 8000+ attendees or an exhibiting maker this past Saturday? Please take five minutes to fill out this short survey about your experience at Maker Expo 2016! This info will help us shape the next expo!   TAKE THE SURVEY!   Survey is open until end of day on Monday September 19th.

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A Mock Proposal To Help Answer Your Questions!

Hello makers! Agnes here, back with a message to shed some more light on what type of information we are looking to get from your installation and workshop proposals. I’ve done up a Mock Proposal with some real example answers that may help to clarify any questions you have about the application process. If there is still anything unclear […]

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Seeking Installations & Workshops for Maker Expo 2016

Hey makers! Agnes here to announce a very special element we are introducing to Maker Expo this year! Now with a solid show behind us and some sponsorship funding coming in, we have decided to take a chunk of the budget to enable local makers who have awesome ideas but need a bit of cash to make […]

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Get yer maker on! Maker Expo 2016 is Sept 10

Oh happy day! I am completely delighted to announce Maker Expo 2016 coming to you September 10, 2016 from 10am to 6pm at Kitchener City Hall. Put that in your calendar right now and tell two friends. I’m equally excited to announce the kick-off our our sponsorship campaign with my sponsor-loving pal, Ravi Baboolal. The […]

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